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Abraham Lincoln Presidential Campaign Medal
Date: 1860
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Medium: White metal
Dimensions: Overall (diameter): 1 1/2 in. (3.8 cm)
Place made: North America, United States
Description: White metal die-struck medal with obverse depicting clothed bust of Abraham Lincoln facing right; legend "ABRAHAM LINCOLN"; reverse depicts image of crossed sticks; inscription "THE PEOPLES/CHOICE/1860/LINCOLN & HAMLIN/FREEDOM/&/PROTECTION". Hole drilled at top center.
Object Number: INV.3779
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Abraham Lincoln served as president in 1860 and 1864.

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"If Elected: Campaigning for the Presidency," New-York Historical Society, June 22-November 3, 2004.